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Jane E Nissen

October 5, 1950 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 69)


Jane E. Nissen, age 69, of Macomb, Illinois , passed away at 5:40 PM on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at her home. She was born on October 5, 1950 in Macomb, Illinois the daughter of Francis and Carol Leick Perry.

She is survived by her daughter Becky (Russ) DeFord of Germantown Hills, Illinois, and one granddaughter Natalie DeFord of Germantown Hills, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents and one aunt June Leick.

Jane earned her Masters in elementary education from Western Illinois University, and had worked as a teacher in the Macomb School District for 28 years before her retirement. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association. She enjoyed traveling and had some amazing adventures. She loved to crochet and scrapbook, always sharing her creativity with family and friends.

The family will meet with friends on Sunday, September 13, 2020 from 4 PM until 6 PM at the Clugston – Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb. Graveside services will be held at  10:30 AM  on Monday, September 14, 2020 at the Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb, Illinois. Scott Jones will officiate. The family requests that casual attire be worn for both the visitation and the funeral. Masks will be required at the funeral home and those attending are asked to move quickly through the line, so we may adhere to the 50 person maximum in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Industry Fire and Rescue Squad. You may sign the guestbook and leave online condolences at

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